David and Goliath
Publish date: October 3rd 2013
Publisher: Allen Lane
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Malcolm Gladwell has always impressed me with his ability to take seemingly disparate elements and link them together to reach a new understanding of a subject. Reading Outliers was like watching a magic trick. This time around, however, Gladwell's book resembles not so much the work of an adroit sc...
I got this book through the Goodreads First Reads giveaway. The idea of studying why and how underdogs beat the odds is intriguing. Gladwell uses two or more real-life examples in every chapter and tie them together with some statistical data to support his premise, but I thought the connection betw...
My usual Malcolm Gladwell review... fascinating anecdotes that make me think about interesting things, but with oversimplified conclusions stemming from wild extrapolations. The book is not very coherent overall either, reading very much like a draft.Meh.
Just love the many different subjects Gladwell tackles. Found the explanation of the David and Goliath story impressive. I think he has mastered the way people think and feel about things, and how their thinking may be faulty. What one thinks is the best thing is often not. Subjects from College, to...
Gladwell brings stories of the underdogs to life in this book explaining why and how they triumph. Thinking outside the box, perseverance, and history of adversity are his primary explanations for how people can triumph. His ideas are good and generally easier to get your head around then trying to ...
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